Cuban Style Braised Chicken Recipe

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Cuban Style Braised Chicken
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  1. Combine salt, pepper, oregano, cumin, garlic, orange juice, lime juice, and onion slices in a large ziploc bag.
  2. Seal bag and shake well.
  3. Add chicken, seal, shake well, and refrigerate for 2 hours and up to 24 hours.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and pat dry.
  5. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Add chicken and brown on all sides, turning frequently. (About 10 minutes total.).
  7. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover skillet and cook chicken an additional 10 minutes.
  8. Remove chicken and set aside on a plate.
  9. Pour marinade with onions into the same skillet and increase the heat to medium.
  10. When sauce simmers, then return the chicken to the pan along with juices collected on the plate.
  11. Cover skillet, reduce heat to very low and simmer for 20 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1552.82 Kcal (6501 kJ)
Calories from fat 1378.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 153.13g 236%
Cholesterol 356.74mg 119%
Sodium 612.09mg 26%
Potassium 513.7mg 11%
Total Carbs 9.62g 3%
Sugars 2.68g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0.78g 3%
Protein 34.63g 69%
Vitamin C 14.7mg 25%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 43mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 383.49 Kcal (1606 kJ)
Calories from fat 340.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37.82g 236%
Cholesterol 88.1mg 119%
Sodium 151.16mg 26%
Potassium 126.87mg 11%
Total Carbs 2.38g 3%
Sugars 0.66g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0.19g 3%
Protein 8.55g 69%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 25%
Iron 0.1mg 3%
Calcium 10.6mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 43.7
  • 44

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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